Jesus had many encounters with demons, according to the Gospels. The one in Luke 8.26-39 is a bit different, because it happens in Gentile territory. Most western people don’t really believe in Satan, demons or the devil. In the global south, it’s another story, and it was definitely another story in first century Palestine. You can listen to this message, “Feeling Sorry For The Pigs”, by clicking here. Feel free to comment!
Temptation is something we face virtually every day, but sometimes, we don’t even know it, because right and wrong have been so blurred as to remove the notion of the meaning or existence of temptation.
Jesus experienced temptation, and one place his testing by the devil is recorded is Luke 4.1-13. His experiences teaches us some valuable lessons in dealing with temptation. Listen to the message here.